Efficacy of statins for osteoporosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{An2016EfficacyOS,
  title={Efficacy of statins for osteoporosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Tianzhi An and Jun Hao and Shufang Sun and R. Li and Mingpo Yang and Guangqi Cheng and Meijuan Zou},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2016},
  volume={28},
  pages={47-57}
}
  • Tianzhi An, Jun Hao, +4 authors Meijuan Zou
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Osteoporosis International
  • Our meta-analysis assessed the efficacy of statins on the risk of fracture, bone mineral density (BMD), and the markers of bone metabolism by collecting data from 33 clinical trials. We found that statin treatment was associated with bone metabolism. And statins seemed to be more effective on male patients with osteoporosis. The efficacy of statins for the treatment of osteoporosis has been controversial in previous studies and meta-analyses. Our meta-analysis was conducted to examine in detail… CONTINUE READING

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